Lead Acid Batteries

Northern Peninsula

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Lead acid batteries are considered hazardous waste and should be disposed of properly.

Car batteries are the most common type of lead acid battery. The lead, sulphuric acid and plastic casings from car batteries can be reprocessed by registered battery recyclers. Lead acid batteries are also found in campers and boats to power accessories such as lights and winches.

Norpen (Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board) – Collection Events

NorPen hosts annual household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events in sub-regions 2, 3 and 4.

Location: 173 West St #171, St. Anthony, NL
Phone: 709-454-3110
Email: info@norpenservices.ca
Web: www.norpenservices.ca

Sub Region 1 (Goose Cove – Boat Harbour) Landfill

NorPen operates the Sub-Region 1 Landfill, which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, scrap metal, electronic waste and household hazardous waste (HHW) such as oil, paint and batteries.

Location: Highway 430, 3 km north of St. Anthony; Servicing Goose Cove to Boat Harbour
Phone: 709-454-3110
Email: info@norpenservices.ca
Web: www.norpenservices.ca

AIM Recycling

AIM Recycling (formerly NLL Recycling) provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility, 340 East White Hills Road, St. John's / 68 Whitmore Drive, Grand Falls - Windsor; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-726-1777 (St. John's) / 1-866-489-1170 (Grand Falls - Windsor)
Email: jess@nllrecycling.com
Web: www.aim-recycling.com

Dominion Recycling

Dominion Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal as well as automotive and industrial batteries.

Location: 377 Empire Ave., St. John’s; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-6158/753-8834
Email: info@dominionrecycling.ca
Web: www.dominionrecycling.ca

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: 50 Robin Hood Bay Rd.; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-3070 / 1-877-753-3070
Email: ddrew@newcometal.com
Web: www.newcometal.com

Yellow Pages Listing – Metal Recyclers

Additional metal recycling services may be available in your region.

Location: Locations throughout the province
Web: View a listing of Metal Recycling service providers in the Yellow Pages.

Think About It

Lead acid batteries have the potential to pollute the environment with highly-toxic lead and sulfuric acid.